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Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

NAMI

The nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families

92.20

4301 Wilson Blvd. Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (703) 524-7600   Web Site
EIN: 43-1201653

Board Leadership
Shirley J. Holloway
President

CEO
Daniel H. Gillison, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.20
  Financial 88.97
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 900 local communities across the country. NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. NAMI members and friends work to fulfill our mission by providing support, education, and advocacy. Our many activities include: public education and information activities, peer education and support, raising awareness and fighting stigma, and state and federal advocacy.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 900 local communities across the country. NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. NAMI members and friends work to fulfill our mission by providing support, education, and advocacy. Our many activities include: public education and information activities, peer education and support, raising awareness and fighting stigma, and state and federal advocacy.

Financial

88.97

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NAMI on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NAMI on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NAMI (VA) 92.20
Active Minds (DC) 91.49
The Jed Foundation (NY) 97.44
Thrive Counseling Center (IL) 86.41
Child Mind Institute (NY) 87.15

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,334,678
   Federated Campaigns $51,565
   Membership Dues $282,581
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,592,100
Total Contributions $25,260,924
   Program Service Revenue $959,002
Total Primary Revenue $26,219,926
   Other Revenue $278,455
TOTAL REVENUE $26,498,381
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,767,049
   Administrative Expenses $1,352,393
   Fundraising Expenses $2,244,986
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,364,428
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,133,953
   
Net Assets $25,736,268

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Public Awareness, Partnerships and Outreach $10,455,352 66.3%
Information, Support, and Education $2,740,794 17.4%
Policy and Advocacy $2,449,100 15.5%

Ratings History
NAMI has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 12/23/2021 92.20
2019-12 12/01/2020 95.57
2018-12 10/01/2019 91.89
2017-12 12/21/2018 93.26
2016-12 12/22/2017 91.19
2015-12 12/01/2016 86.98
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.87
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 88.77
2014-12 10/01/2015 88.42
2013-12 10/01/2014 87.91
2012-12 12/01/2013 79.05
2011-12 12/20/2012 81.49
2010-12 04/01/2012 80.11
2010-12 03/01/2012 79.50
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.49
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/24/2010 85.11
2008-06 03/01/2009 89.91
2007-06 05/01/2008 84.91
2006-06 05/01/2007 71.17
2005-06 09/01/2006 77.21

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 43-1201653
Name in IRS Master File NAMI NATIONAL
NTEE Code F80
NTEE Classification Mental Health Association, Multipurpose
NTEE Type Mental Health, Crisis Intervention
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$247,336 1.27% Daniel Gillison Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NAMI (VA) 92.20
Mentis (CA) 90.12
National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City (NY) 93.07
Mental Health Association in Tulsa (OK) 93.51
Child Mind Institute (NY) 87.15

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Charity Contact Info

NAMI
4301 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (703) 524-7600
fax: (703) 524-9094
TTY: (703) 516-7992
EIN: 43-1201653

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 49104
Baltimore, MD 21297

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Board Leadership

Shirley J. Holloway
President

CEO

Daniel H. Gillison, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

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